Blog Posts Categorized: Children + Family



September 30th, 2016
Major life changes and dental insurance: What you need to know

  Major changes often have a way of affecting many more parts of our lives than we originally anticipate. Often, our health benefits – including dental – are affected. Whether retirement, recent job loss, a switch to self-employment or an addition to your family, establishing dental benefits is a crucial part of supporting your overall… Read more »

July 18th, 2016
My tooth is knocked out, now what?!

Playing sports without a mouth guard, biting down on something hard, getting in an accident or falling down— these are all ways you can knock out a tooth. But what to do if you find yourself in this situation? First things first: Replace the tooth within 5 minutes to ensure the best outcome, as the… Read more »

May 17th, 2016
Cross your dental visit off your list this summer!

Calling all parents! Summer is right around the corner.  That means the kids will be out of school soon and your crazy summer to-do list begins. Your never ending list may consist of signing your kids up for summer camp, keeping track of your kids’ summer sports schedules and planning family vacations. But, one of… Read more »

May 13th, 2016
Brace Yourself for Good News: We Help Cover Cost of Ortho!

Calling all parents of kiddos needing braces! Did you have braces as a kid? Do you remember the names that came along with braces? Braceface? Metal Mouth? Either ring a bell? Those names were tossed around to the chosen few kids in your classroom growing up that had to wear braces. These days, however, braces… Read more »

May 3rd, 2016
Re-Think Your Drink

Calling all athletes and sports drink lovers! It’s known that young adults consume sports drinks assuming that they will improve their sports performance and energy levels. And, most people think that sports drinks are healthier than soda. But, you might want to re-think your drink, as sports drinks are equivalent to bathing your teeth in acid and sugar. Sports drinks are considerably… Read more »

April 29th, 2016
Two is the Magic Number

Did you know you can save yourself A LOT of money and hassle if you brush your teeth for only two minutes twice a day? Sure, when you get brushing, two minutes feels like a long time. But in reality, it’s not. And those four minutes of preventive care each day can help prevent complications in your mouth… Read more »